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Associate Athletic Trainer

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Athletics and Coaching

Job Title

Associate Athletic Trainer


Athletic Trainer


Commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Associate Athletic Trainer will report to the Assistant Athletic Director/Director Sports Medicine. Primary responsibility for the overall medical and health related care of the assigned student athletes participating in the NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic program. Essential duties include but are not be limited to: assist in prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, physician referral, and medical documentation of all injuries associated with assigned student athletes; communicate with coaches, student athletes, parents, staff and physicians within NATA and HIPAA guidelines; observe all athletic policy and procedures in accordance with NATA regulations as well as NCAA, Conference USA and MTSU rules and remain certified to perform these duties on a daily basis. Provide supervision of daily practice and game coverage, in season travel, and summer sports workout coverage for assigned student athletes as permitted by NCAA legislation and required to be flexible and adapt to schedule changes. Serve as an approved preceptor within the CAATE accredited undergraduate athletic training program. Related duties include: supervision of certified graduate assistant athletic trainers and our athletic training students in the athletic training educational program and instruct these students in professional prevention, care and rehabilitation of assigned athletes. Associate Athletic Trainer will attend national NATA and Conference USA meetings and/or conventions to remain current in their field for changes that occur. Comply with NCAA legislation and immediately report any known violations of NCAA rules to the Compliance Office and submit all required documentation to the Compliance office in a timely fashion. Assist the Assistant Athletic Director / Director Sports Medicine in development and maintenance of all policies and procedures in accordance with NATA policy and procedures for athletic training facilities and maintain an accurate system of documentation for each assigned student athlete and their treatment. Coordinate insurance benefits for secondary insurance and payment of medical bills for student-athletes. Assist to coordinate the drug testing/educational program for all student athletes and perform other related tasks or special projects as assigned.

Required Education

Bachelors in Health/ Athletic Training required.
Bachelors in Health/ Athletic Training plus Masters Degree in Sports Management or related field preferred.

Required Related Experience

Two (2) years of progressively responsible, relevant collegiate or clinical athletic training experience required. Equivalent years of experience as an intern or graduate assistant in athletic training field will also be accepted. Knowledge of NATABOC rules and regulations required. Prefer NCAA Div. I experience in the Vivature Insurance documentation system.

Required License/Registration/Certification

CPR, AED, First Aid Certified required. Eligible for Tennessee State licensing required.

Desirable Related Experience

Four years progressively responsible Division I A Athletic Training experience preferred. Prefer NCAA Div I experience in the Vivature Insurance documentation system.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: June 26, 2024; for optimal consideration, please apply before May 21, 2024.

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